Percentage low birthweight (<2.5kg) singleton births

Source:2010-2012 Vital Statistics Data as of February, 2014

(Click on a county name for trend graph data)

  Singleton births <2500 grams Average Singleton births Percentage
Region/County 2010 2011 2012 Total 2010-2012
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 756 766 745 2,267 13,407 5.6
Suffolk 923 853 825 2,601 15,488 5.6
Region Total 1,679 1,619 1,570 4,868 28,894 5.6
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 1,745 1,623 1,622 4,990 21,103 7.9
Kings 2,655 2,569 2,553 7,777 40,572 6.4
New York 1,134 1,107 1,048 3,289 18,451 5.9
Queens 1,940 1,846 1,904 5,690 29,431 6.4
Richmond 317 292 274 883 5,221 5.6
Region Total 7,791 7,437 7,401 22,629 114,779 6.6
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 138 139 124 401 2,638 5.1
Orange 218 267 259 744 4,678 5.3
Putnam 49 36 35 120 823 4.9
Rockland 192 206 140 538 4,397 4.1
Sullivan 65 54 69 188 834 7.5
Ulster 90 74 67 231 1,593 4.8
Westchester 617 596 568 1,781 10,262 5.8
Region Total 1,369 1,372 1,262 4,003 25,225 5.3
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 169 195 187 551 2,968 6.2
Columbia 28 27 30 85 537 5.3
Greene 33 29 20 82 416 6.6
Rensselaer 91 97 85 273 1,598 5.7
Saratoga 109 85 87 281 2,119 4.4
Schenectady 114 114 109 337 1,763 6.4
Region Total 544 547 518 1,609 9,401 5.7
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 29 38 20 87 543 5.3
Herkimer 26 29 34 89 628 4.7
Montgomery 36 29 28 93 551 5.6
Otsego 21 29 20 70 508 4.6
Schoharie 13 13 10 36 271 4.4
Region Total 125 138 112 375 2,502 5.0
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 49 47 43 139 769 6.0
Essex 15 11 14 40 313 4.3
Franklin 34 32 39 105 486 7.2
Hamilton 2 1 0 3 35 2.9*
Warren 31 33 21 85 575 4.9
Washington 36 34 36 106 599 5.9
Region Total 167 158 153 478 2,778 5.7
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 92 112 107 311 2,082 5.0
Lewis 22 16 18 56 320 5.8
St. Lawrence 61 59 65 185 1,196 5.2
Region Total 175 187 190 552 3,598 5.1
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 50 40 38 128 782 5.5
Cortland 23 21 24 68 449 5.0
Madison 40 33 24 97 664 4.9
Oneida 152 166 158 476 2,552 6.2
Onondaga 310 307 290 907 5,130 5.9
Oswego 77 72 85 234 1,291 6.0
Region Total 652 639 619 1,910 10,867 5.9
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 131 125 112 368 1,976 6.2
Chenango 22 30 24 76 497 5.1
Delaware 19 21 22 62 412 5.0
Tioga 23 21 22 66 459 4.8
Tompkins 42 40 38 120 862 4.6
Region Total 237 237 218 692 4,206 5.5
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 65 53 52 170 984 5.8
Livingston 21 25 29 75 528 4.7
Monroe 520 534 530 1,584 8,060 6.6
Ontario 62 55 48 165 993 5.5
Schuyler 7 7 5 19 169 3.7
Seneca 9 19 23 51 368 4.6
Steuben 51 52 57 160 1,070 5.0
Wayne 49 49 51 149 957 5.2
Yates 14 12 8 34 302 3.8
Region Total 798 806 803 2,407 13,432 6.0
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 26 34 28 88 478 6.1
Cattaraugus 45 55 47 147 901 5.4
Chautauqua 90 88 73 251 1,345 6.2
Erie 592 617 625 1,834 9,414 6.5
Genesee 30 24 30 84 594 4.7
Niagara 134 118 144 396 2,071 6.4
Orleans 21 19 17 57 402 4.7
Wyoming 13 21 20 54 373 4.8
Region Total 951 976 984 2,911 15,578 6.2
New York State 14,488 14,116 13,830 42,434 231,260 6.1

*: Fewer than 10 events in the numerator, therefore the rate is unstable

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